The Chilean community at the institute organises two initiatives to raise funds for the Teletón Foundation of Chile.
The Senate of the University of Jaén has awarded an honorary degree to the scientist Joan Massagué, adjunct director of the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona), Chairman of the Cancer Biology and Genetics Programme at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) and researcher at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
Scientists at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) and CSIC report on the formation of the small-diameter respiratory tubes of the fly Drosophila, a process that resembles the development of the finest blood vessels, the capillaries, in mammals.
EMBO Reports selects a study by researchers at IRB Barcelona as the highlighted article of the week because of the relevance of autophagy in health.
The consortium involves the research group headed by María J. Macías, specialist in the determination of biomolecular structures.
The multiple conformations of G-protein offer new possibilities to develop specific drugs.
Researcher and Adjunct Director of the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona), Joan Massagué, has received the International Prize of the Santiago Dexeus Font Foundation in recognition of his work in cancer research.
The Santiago Dexeus Font Foundation prize is an international recognition, given to individuals, groups or institutions working in health sciences.
For more information, see Fundación Santiago Dexeus
Scientists will use it to analyse the stress responses used by cells to solve genomic errors, and also to identify targets of therapeutic interest.
This afternoon the vice-president of the Generalitat de Catalunya (Autonomous Government of Catalonia), Josep-Lluís Carod-Rovira, has named Joan Massagué, adjunct director of the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) and director of the Cancer Biology and Genetics Programme at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), Ambassador of the BioRegion of Catalonia. Massagué has been awarded this recognition during the BioRegion Forum held in Barcelona today. The director of IRB Barcelona, Joan J. Guinovart, received the plaque on behalf of Massagué, who expressed his gratitude through a recorded message.
In the presentation of the Forum, the president of...
Researcher Ignasi Fita will explain the importance of the discovery of the structure and function of the ribosome.